Conformis Names Dan Krupp Senior Vice President U.S. Sales
BILLERICA, Mass., July 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Conformis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFMS), a medical technology company that offers joint replacement implants customized to fit each patient’s unique anatomy, today announced that Dan Krupp has joined the Company as its Senior Vice President of U.S. Sales, effective July 3, 2017.
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“The addition of Dan to our leadership team is another example of our commitment to developing additional expertise and support that will help us execute our commercial strategy,” said Mark Augusti, Chief Executive Officer and President of Conformis. “We are very excited to have Dan join us. His extensive experience in leading top-ranked sales organizations in startup, turnaround, volatile, and growth markets will be a tremendous asset for Conformis.”
Mr. Krupp has more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience in medical devices and total joint arthroplasty. From 2002-2014, he held positions of increasing responsibility at DePuy Synthes, developing and executing sales strategies and managing multiple new product launches. Most recently, he was Vice President, Sales and Marketing, at JACE Medical, where he successfully managed the development and execution of a range of corporate and product branding initiatives.
“I am very pleased to be joining the outstanding team at Conformis and to play a role in reshaping the future of arthroplasty with the company’s disruptive technology platform,” said Mr. Krupp. “I look forward to leading the U.S. sales force during what we believe will be a transformative period in orthopedics.”
About Conformis, Inc.
Conformis is a medical technology company that uses its proprietary iFit Image-to-Implant technology platform to develop, manufacture and sell joint replacement implants that are individually sized and shaped, or customized, to fit each patient’s unique anatomy. Conformis offers a broad line of customized knee implants and pre-sterilized, single-use instruments delivered in a single package to the hospital. In clinical studies, Conformis iTotal CR demonstrated superior clinical outcomes, including better function and greater patient satisfaction, compared to traditional, off-the-shelf implants. Conformis owns or exclusively in-licenses approximately 450 issued patents and pending patent applications that cover customized implants and patient-specific instrumentation for all major joints.
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